UNESCO’s approval to please China seen as sounding the death knell for Kokoxili’s Tibetan heritage

July 9, 2017 11:27 pm0 comments
UNESCO’s approval to please China seen as sounding the death knell for Kokoxili’s Tibetan heritage

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09, 2017) – Tibet campaign groups have expressed outrage at the UNESCO’s decision Jul 7 to include the Tibetan territory of Kokoxili (Chinese: Hoh Xil), as a World Heritage site on an application by China, thereby legitimizing Beijing’s move to destroy the centuries old Tibetan culture and nomadic way […]

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Blessing Concert on Dalai Lama’s 82nd birth anniversary connects supporters in Taipei, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur

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Blessing Concert on Dalai Lama’s 82nd birth anniversary connects supporters in Taipei, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09, 2017) – The 82nd birth anniversary of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was marked simultaneously on Jul 6 in the capitals of Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore, connected by a concert held in the National Dr Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei. More than 3,000 people attended […]

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Surplus fund from Dalai Lama’s 34th Kalachakra empowerment allocated for welfare projects

June 29, 2017 9:41 pm0 comments
Surplus fund from Dalai Lama’s 34th Kalachakra empowerment allocated for welfare projects

(TibetanReview.net, Jun29, 2017) – The organising committee of the 34th Kalachakra Empowerment requested by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala and given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama over Jan 2-14, 2017 at Bodh Gaya has announced Jun 28 that the event generated a surplus fund of nearly Rs […]

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Tibetans asked to vacate their settlement homes to avail right to Indian passport

June 28, 2017 12:28 am0 comments
Tibetans asked to vacate their settlement homes to avail right to Indian passport

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27, 2017) – Following a series of High Court rulings, the latest of which was given by the High Court of Delhi in Sep 2016, the government of India has agreed to let Tibetans who are citizens by birth to apply for passport, subject, however, to conditions many may […]

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Two Canadian MPs address parliament to welcome Karmapa’s visit

June 16, 2017 10:06 pm0 comments
Two Canadian MPs address parliament to welcome Karmapa’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Jun16, 2017) – Welcoming Tibet’s prominent exiled spiritual leader, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, on his first visit to the country, two Canadian MP’s have urged the world and the Canadian government to stand up against China. Addressing the House of Commons, opposition Conservative Party MP David Sweet […]

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Tibetans, supporters rally at opening of UN rights meet in Geneva

June 13, 2017 11:09 pm0 comments
Tibetans, supporters rally at opening of UN rights meet in Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Jun13, 2017) – More than a thousand Tibetans and supporters held a rally in Geneva on Jun 9 as the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council began in the Swiss city. The rally was addressed by speakers from six European countries (namely, the Czech Republic, England, France, […]

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